Stories tagged coping

The Monster Business

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I first realized I could fight monsters when I was six. There was a particularly nasty Class 4 that lived under my bed. It was green and scaly with veiny lumps for eyes.

Confessions of a Non-Believer

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Closing my eyes, I try to breathe it all in, absorb the divine presence that is supposed to be here. Faith by osmosis. I guess it doesn’t work that way. God has to be here. Why else would these people be here? Why else would the congregation return w

Furniture Fights

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It amazes me that with everything this woman has to be depressed about, what really gets her down is an inadequate lounge chair.


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Arlene drowned, though no one drowned her. Nadav told me that she had drowned. Something about making it specific like that probably took the pressure off him a little.